Adam F. Saad is a Managing Partner of Saad & Saad LLP headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Adam focuses his law practice on real estate, finance, and business transactions with an emphasis on residential and commercial real property, including affordable housing development, finance, and construction matters.
He has effectively led numerous individuals, non-profits, and for-profit enterprises through the maze of multi-tiered financing used to develop affordable housing. He has dedicated a significant portion of his practice working on affordable housing financing tools with the United States Department of Agricultural Rural Development, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, various State Housing Finance Agencies, Government Sponsored Entities (Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac), and local governments. He has closed transactions involving USDA Section 515, USDA Section 538, USDA Multifamily Preservation and Revitalization programs, USDA Rental Assistance, HUD FHA insurance with 221(d)(4), 223(f) and 223(a)(7) financing, HUD Section 8 with project based and project based tenant vouchers, HUD Transfers of Physical Assets (TPAs) and HAP Assignments, HUD mark to market debt restructurings, HUD 2530s, HOME financing, FHLB financing, various housing trust fund and land bank programs, and other similar programs. Through his years of experience in handling these complicated transactions, Adam has developed valuable working relationships with his clients, government organizations, quasi-governmental organizations, private lenders, and numerous syndication groups and investors.
Adam also works on the real estate entitlement matters in the areas of development and ownership of real property. He has extensive experience with complicated land use matters including but not limited to the areas of title, easements, zoning, annexation, and restrictive covenants. Adam is also the Executive Vice President and Corporate Counsel for Star Title Agency LLC, and independent title agency providing real estate title insurance and escrow services in Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland, Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Florida and Pennsylvania. In Pennsylvania the company is licensed under the Settlement Star Services LLC. He is a past President of the Central Ohio Land Title Association and an active member in the Ohio Land Title Association.
A graduate of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University (B.S. 2000), Adam earned his Juris Doctor Degree from Capital University Law School in 2007, received a CALI award for Real Estate Finance, was named a National Member of The Order of Barristers, and participated and later coached the Corporate Moot Court Team at Capital Law. He has been with the firm since graduating from law school. Before attending law school, Adam worked as a consultant for Arthur Andersen LLP in Chicago, IL. He is a member of the American Bar Association (Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law) and, the Ohio State Bar Association.
Residing in Bexley, Ohio with this wife, Jessica, and their three children. Adam enjoys playing golf, coaching and spectating any sport especially ice hockey.
- 2007, Ohio
Law School Attended
- Capital University Law School, J.D., 2007
Indiana University Bloomington Class of 2000 B.S.